Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.

Screen Ireland’s mission is to support and promote Irish film, television and animation through fostering Irish artistic vision and our diverse creative and production talent, growing audiences, and attracting filmmakers and investment into the country.

Screen Ireland is committed to providing leadership, direction and advocacy for the Irish screen industries, as well as supporting writers, directors and production companies through investing in Irish filmmaking talent.

The agency delivers on its mission through generating inward investment by promoting Ireland as a film location as well as promoting Irish films to major international markets. Screen Ireland is also committed to supporting the distribution of feature films, bringing Irish film to wider audiences and engaging with European counterparts on mutually beneficial policy initiatives.

Major Irish and international titles to have received support from Screen Ireland in recent years include Academy Award®-nominated films such as Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, John Crowley’s Brooklyn, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, and the Academy Award®-winning Room, helmed by Lenny Abrahamson. Other notable titles include John Carney’s Sing Street, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deerand Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship alongside critically acclaimed domestic titles such as Frank Berry’s Michael Inside, Aoife McArdle’s Kissing Candice and Peter Foott’s The Young Offenders.

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The Red Carpet Film Festival in Gaza in previous years. #IrishFilm: Makers of GAZA donate prize money to Gaza Red Carpet Festival appeal - The filmmakers behind Gaza, the documentary directed by Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell, have launched an appeal to restore a film festival in Gaza.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland announces four productions for inaugural POV funding scheme - Screen Ireland / Fís Éireann has announced the four projects that will go into production as part of the inaugural edition of its female-focused POV scheme.
Film Fund Luxembourg and Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland #Industry: Ireland & Luxembourg launch new Female-Driven Development Fund - Film Fund Luxembourg and Screen Ireland have announced a new Co-Development Fund for Female Filmmakers at the Cannes International Film Festival.
WRAP Fund Logo #Industry: Western Region Audiovisual Production Fund announces supported projects - Western Region Audiovisual Production Fund (WRAP Fund) has announced the projects which have received offers of support since the fund's foundation.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #IrishScreenIndustry: Désirée Finnegan Appointed as New Chief Executive at Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland - Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland announces the appointment of Désirée Finnegan to the role of Chief Executive, taking over from James Hickey.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland welcomes new S481 skills development requirement - Fis Éireann/Screen Ireland welcomes New Skills Development Requirements to Section 481, the Irish Tax Incentive for the Screen Industries.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland announces successful funding applicants for fourth quarter of 2018 - Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland has announced the funding awards made by the Board for the fourth quarter of 2018 across film, documentary and animation.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland announces updated funding guidelines for 2019 - Screen Ireland announces updated funding guidelines for their Production, Distribution, and Development schemes, including a new TV Drama Production Fund.
#IrishFilm: Screen Ireland attends Berlinale to promote films screening and selling at EFM - Screen Ireland is attending the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) and hosting the Irish Film 2019 stand at the European Film Market (EFM).
The Winter Lake #IrishFilm: Phil Sheerin’s The Winter Lake announces cast ahead of sales at EFM - Director Phil Sheerin and writer David Turpin's new Irish genre film The Winter Lake has found its cast ahead of sales at the European Film Market.

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Managing Editor

Founder and Managing Editor of Scannain. Head of Business Affairs at Treasure Entertainment. If found please return to a cinema. Always willing to lend a hand to an Irish film, actor or director in need.

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